EA chairman Larry Probst stepping down

Originally published on GamesIndustry.biz by Danielle Partis

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Long-standing chairman of Electronic Arts, Larry Probst, is due to retire from the role this year.

In a recent filing spotted by Seeking Alpha, Probst stated that he’s decided to not stand for re-election at the company’s annual meeting.

His decision to stand down was “not the result of any disagreement with management of the board”.

Probst has been on EA’s board of directors since 1991, and has served as chairman since 1994.

Following his departure, the number of people on the board will drop from nine to eight while succession planning takes

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